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Mason Marchment, left, celebrates his goal with Tyler Seguin, center, and defenseman Esa Lindell during Dallas’ 8-1 win Saturday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Julio Cortez/Associated Press

DALLAS — Jason Robertson scored twice, Joe Pavelski had a goal and two assists, Jamie Benn and Mason Marchment each had a goal and an assist, and the Dallas Stars routed the struggling Tampa Bay Lightning 8-1 on Saturday.

Tyler Seguin, Thomas Harley and Sam Steel also scored, Jani Hakanpaa and Roope Hintz each had two assists and Jake Oettinger made 32 saves for the Stars (14-5-3).

Victor Hedman scored for the Lightning (10-10-5), who have lost four consecutive games for the first time this season.

The eight goals matched a season high for Dallas and are the most allowed by Tampa Bay.

Andrei Vasilevskiy was relieved after two periods, allowing six goals on 25 shots in his fourth start this season (1-3-0) after returning last week following offseason back surgery. Jonas Johansson allowed the goals to Harley and Steel late in the game.

Vasilevskiy, a former Vezina and Conn Smythe winner, entered the game with 13-2-3 career record and 1.76 goals-against average against Dallas in regular-season play, plus a 4-2 record against the Stars in the 2020 Stanley Cup Final.


Robertson has eight goals in 22 games after scoring 18 to this point last season, when he led Dallas with 46.

RANGERS 4, PREDATORS 3: Vincent Trocheck had a goal and two assists, and New York rallied from two goals down to win at Nashville.

Jacob Trouba, Chris Kreider and Ryan Lindgren also scored for the Rangers, winners of five of six. Adam Fox had three assists, Jonny Brodzinski added two, and Igor Shesterkin stopped 36 shots.

Ryan O’Reilly had a goal and an assist, and Roman Josi and Colton Sissons also scored for Nashville, which has lost consecutive games after winning six straight. Kevin Lankinen made 23 saves.

The Rangers trailed 2-0 and 3-1 before scoring three straight. They tied the game on goals by Kreider and Trocheck just 19 seconds apart midway through the second period. Lindgren then gave the Rangers their first lead of the day at 5:10 of the third when his pass attempt from the left circle hit off the skate of Predators defenseman Jeremy Lauzon in front and went past Lankinen.

JETS 3, BLACKHAWKS 1: Morgan Barron snapped a tie in the second period, and Winnipeg won at home.


Mark Scheifele and Cole Perfetti also scored for Winnipeg, which had dropped three in a row. Connor Hellebuyck made 20 saves.

Connor Bedard scored his team-high 11th goal in the 22nd game of his rookie season, but last-place Chicago lost for the third time in four games.

ISLANDERS 4, PANTHERS 3: Ilya Sorokin stopped 42 shots, Julien Gauthier scored early in the third period and New York won at Florida.

Brock Nelson and Bo Horvat each had two assists for the Islanders, who were without forward Mathew Barzal because of an illness, and Gauthier also had a two-point night. Sorokin finished with at least 40 saves for the fourth time this season.

SENATORS 2, KRAKEN 0: Anton Forsberg stopped 39 shots for his first shutout of the season and Ottawa won at home.

Mathieu Joseph and Drake Batherson scored to help the Senators snap a three-game skid and get just their second home win. Forsberg’s shutout was the fourth of his career.


FLYERS 4, PENGUINS 3: Sean Couturier scored the lone goal in the shootout and Philadelphia won at Pittsburgh.

Samuel Ersson stopped Jake Guentzel, Sidney Crosby and Bryan Rust in the shootout to give the Flyers the extra point, after Guentzel forced overtime with 21 seconds left. Tristan Jarry stopped Tyson Foerster and Travis Konecny.

RED WINGS 5, CANADIENS 4: Jake Walman scored 54 seconds into overtime, and Detroit won at Montreal for its fifth victory in six games.

HURRICANES 6, SABRES 2: Sebastian Aho scored twice and Carolina cruised to a win at home.


CANADIENS: Alex Newhook will be out for 10 to 12 weeks because of a high ankle sprain.

Newhook, a forward, appeared to sustain the injury during a game Thursday against the Florida Panthers. The Canadiens initially said he would be assessed for a lower-body injury after crashing awkwardly into the net early in the third period.

Newhook has seven goals and six assists over 23 games. He was acquired from the Colorado Avalanche in the offseason and signed to a four-year, $11.6 million contract.

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